99 things to see and do this weekend in Palm Springs and throughout the Coachella Valley!

by Coachella Valley | March 24, 2015 3:21 am



Got Plans Palm Springs? Check out these awesome events happening in and throughout the Coachella Valley this week!


Featured Events

The BoxTrolls – Free Moonlight Movie 8:00pm 4/24

The BoxTrollsBring your low-back lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a free movie shown on a 20’ inflatable movie screen.*This is a small neighborhood park – …

Adams Park (Corner of La Palma & Adams)

Stagecoach Country Music Festival 4/24

The Stagecoach Festival is an outdoor country music festival presented by Goldenvoice, The Messina Group, and Moore Entertainment and founded by Paul Tollett…

Empire Polo Club

Yoga on the Great Lawn 12:00pm 4/24

Yoga enthusiasts and beginners alike are invited to join instructor Kristin Olson at Sunnylands for Yoga on the Great Lawn. The classes cover basic yoga and …

Sunnylands Center & Gardens

College of the Desert Street Fair 7:00am 4/25

For over 30 years, the College Of The Desert Street Fair has been a popular weekend destination, where locals and visitors alike can spend their day with an …

College of the Desert

Palm Springs Open Air Market 9:00am 4/25

The Palm Springs Open Air Market is open every Saturday from November to April, except for November 22nd and February 21st for McCormick’s Car Auction. Vendo…

Spa Resort and Casino

Tai Chi on the Great Lawn 10:00am 4/25

Sunnylands invites the public to participate in Tai Chi sessions on the Great Lawn. All experience levels are welcomed. Participants are encouraged to dress …

Sunnylands Center & Gardens

Certified Farmers Market Palm Desert 8:00am 4/29

We bring local farmers and vendors together to showcase the fruits of their labor for you. A Certified Farmers Market is approved and certified by the Califo…

Certified Farmers Market Palm Desert

Weekly Italian-American Pasta Social 5:00pm 4/29

Put a little BadaBing!! into your Wednesday nights and join us for our regular weekly pasta social, which is always open to the public. Enjoy good Italian fo…

Dolly Sinatra Lodge (Sons of Italy in America)

Thursday Night VillageFest 6:00pm 4/30

Join thousands of visitors and locals in beautiful downtown Palm Springs this Thursday for the valley’s finest event. Every Thursday evening, Downtown Palm S…

Downtown Palm Springs

Cruise Night on El Paseo 3:15pm 5/1

“Just Cruisin’ the Boulevard” Come On Down To El Paseo Boulevard Great Cars, Shops and Restaurants Fun For The Entire Family

The Gardens On El Paseo

First Wednesday Artwalk at the Backstreet Art District 6:00pm 5/6

Please join us for the First Wednesday Artwalk at the Backstreet Art District. Enjoy beautiful art and meet the artists. We are located off highway 111, behi…

Backstreet Art District

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Trending Events

City Picnic & Birthday Party 9:00am 4/25

Celebrate the City of La Quinta’s 33rd Birthday Party with your friends and family while enjoying this high energy event. Enjoy non-stop entertainment, great…

La Quinta Civic Center Park

Evening Certified Farmers Market 4:00pm 5/4

The new first-of-the-month Wednesday Evening Certified Farmers’ Market will have many of the same farms and specialty vendors that come to the regular Wednes…

Certified Farmers Market Palm Desert

Star Party 8:00pm 4/25

The Astronomical Society of the Desert will conduct “sky tours” and direct observations of the night sky through telescopes and giant binoculars.

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument Visitor Center

Earth Day Bird-a-thon Bus Tour 6:45am 4/24

Whether you are a beginner or a serious birder, enjoy spectacular desert and mountain scenery on a guided bus tour to well-known birding and nature hotspots …


An Evening with Fimmaker Paul Kiener 6:00pm 4/24

Join us for an evening with filmmaker Paul Kiener at the Coachella Valley Art Center. Screen his hit film “Wendigo” and find out more about the director’s u…

Coachella Valley Art Center

Meet the Museum 6:00pm 4/24

The Meet the Museum membership drive party will be held on April 24 from 6-9 p.m. on the Friday of White Party Weekend. The Alice in Wonderland -themed event…

Palm Springs Art Museum

The Death Valley Jim Radio Program 8:00am 4/25

The only radio program in the desert, about the desert!

KPTR 1450 AM

Saturday Morning Hikes 8:45am 4/25

Randall Henderson trail is an easy to moderate, 2.5-3 mile loop. Elevation gain approximately 300 feet. See desert tortoise habitat and other wildlife, cactu…

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument Visitor Center

Concerts on the Green Brunch 11:30am 4/26

AJ’s on the Green hosts music and brunch every Sunday from 11:30 to 2:30 with some of the finest musicians in the valley! Jazz and oldies. Open to the public…

AJs on the Green & Splash Bar

Saddle Up Sundays @ Willie Boys Saloon & Dance Hall 5:00pm 4/26

It’s time to Saddle Up this Sunday and head on out to Willie Boys Saloon & Dance HallWe have FUN for the whole family !!!>> FREE Line Dance Lessons with Sand…

Dance Hall & Saloon

Bowers. Museum Day Trip 4/28

Day Trip to one of California’s Best Museum Orange County’s Largest

Bowers Museum

Free Yoga in The Faye Sarkowsky 9:00am 4/29

In collaboration with the Farmer’s Market of Palm Desert and lululemon athletica, the museum is providing individuals with the opportunity to experience the …

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Boot Scootin’ Beginners – Free Dance Lessons! 5:00pm 4/29

BOOT SCOOTIN’ BEGINNER >> 5pm Early Bird All Request Dancing & Dine>> 6pm FREE Boot Scootin’ Beginner lessons by Sandy.>> 7pm All Request Dancing with Vj/Dj …

Cathedral Canyon Golf Club

Academy of Musical Performance Open Call 9:00am 5/2

On May 2, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., youth musicians and performers are invited to the open call, which will take place at the Indio Performing Arts Center …

Indio Performing Arts Center

Saturday ArtVentures: Investigate and Create! 11:00am 5/2

Families are invited to investigate artworks by looking at and talking about them in The Galen and the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden. Then everyone can exp…

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Health Glo 2015 3:00pm 5/2

HEALTH GLOW RUN 5k is 3.1 miles of GLOW-tastic fun! As you make your way through the course you will be doused with glow paint at our glow zones.

Cathedral City Civic Center

Desert Jamboree – a FREE “Music for Charity” Event 4:30pm 5/2

The American Outreach Foundation invites the Coachella Valley community to the Desert Jamboree, a FREE “Music for Charity” event.

Invite friends and spend a…

The Gardens On El Paseo



Come experience a diverse gathering of merchants selling vintage, retro and mid century modern merchandise while enjoying one of Sout…

Spa Resort and Casino

Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance CDMOD 6:00pm 5/7

Wear your favorite party clothes and enjoy dancing, a pasta buffet, an ice cream sundae bar, and a daddy daughter photo booth.

Desert Horizons Country Club

Taking Shape: Modern Artworks From The Permanent Collection 11:00am 4/24

These galleries present the museum’s primary collection of works by international modern artists in Europe and the Americas. The installation is organized a…

Palm Springs Art Museum

LIGHT ~ An Avant-Garde Culinary “RAVE” Dinner 7:00pm 4/24

LIGHT is the achievement of a dream from the team at PS UNDERGROUND. It is an avant-garde dining experience unlike any other. An evening designed to enlighte…

LIGHT in a secret dining venue that is i centrally located in the Coachella Valley. The address will be revealed to those who make a reservation. We keep it secret as we wouldn’t want the paparazzi to find out where you’ll be dining.

Carnival Cabaret 8:00pm 4/24

Dinner & Cocktail Seating: From 6:30 pm
Prix Fixe and Regular Menus Available, Full Bar
Show Time: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Palm Springs’ new hit dinner-show, Car…


Certified Farmers Market Palm Springs 8:00am 4/25

Local farmers and vendors get together to showcase the fruits of their labor. The CFM is a gathering place where the community can learn about the importance…

Camelot Theater


Every Saturday & Sunday, Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club hosts $5 ENDLESS MIMOSAS alongside their stellar Brunch menu by Chef Ruben!

Available 11AM-4PM | Ask …

Hacienda Cantina and Beach Club

Certified Farmers Market La Quinta 8:00am 4/26

Visit the Certified Farmers’ Market on Main Street in Old Town for the freshest produce, honey, nuts, cheese, cut flowers & plants, fresh-baked breads, live …

Old Town La Quinta

Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club CASCADE POOL PARTY – NO… 11:00am 4/26

Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club is a stylish and upscale one of a kind Palm Springs food, drink, entertainment and swimming venue.

By day, Hacienda is a hip s…

Hacienda Cantina and Beach Club

Lilac Walks at Alpenglow Lilac Gardens in Idyllwild 9:00am 4/27

Gary Parton, a retired schoolteacher, whose Idyllwild garden boasts 255 different lilac bushes. Parton hosts his Lilac Walks, a 30-minute guided tour around …

Alpenglow Lilac Gardens

Trivia Night 7:00pm 4/27

We will be holding a weekly Trivia Night here at Schmidy’s starting next Monday, March 9th. Our hostess for the Trivia Night will be the one and only Chelsea…

Schmidy’s Tavern

Thursday Morning Hikes 8:45am 4/30

Randall Henderson trail is an easy to moderate, 2.5-3 mile loop. Elevation gain approximately 300 feet. See desert tortoise habitat and other wildlife, cactu…

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument Visitor Center

Palm Springs Crusin’ Association 1:00pm 5/2

Over 150 cars on display, exhibitions feature classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, street rods, corvettes, customs, antiques, restored and original collectib…

Westfield Shopping Mall

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Popular Places

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, World’s Largest Rotating Tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Beg…

Major AttractionsRecreation

Palm Springs International Film Society

The Palm Springs International Film Society strives for a world in which enlightenment, knowledge and tolerance prevail. We believe film as an art form has t…

Movie TheatreMajor AttractionsEntertainment Venues

College of the Desert Street Fair

For over 30 years, the College Of The Desert Street Fair has been a popular weekend destination, where locals and visitors alike can spend their day with an …

Major Attractions

Certified Farmers Market Palm Desert

We bring local farmers and vendors together to showcase the fruits of their labor for you. A Certified Farmers Market is approved and certified by the Califo…

Major AttractionsCommunity Centers

Empire Polo Club

Beautifully appointed 5,000 square-foot climate-controlled Pavilion in the center of a three-acre walled Rose Garden with lush lawns, flower gardens, fountai…

Wedding VenuesMajor AttractionsFood/DrinkEntertainment VenuesSports

Indian Wells Tennis Garden

Indian Wells Tennis Garden and the BNP Paribas Open announced Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation (pictured right), whom formed Tennis Ve…

Tennis ClubsMajor AttractionsEntertainment Venues

Hacienda Cantina and Beach Club

Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club is a stylish and upscale one of a kind Palm Springs food, drink, entertainment and swimming venue.

Entertainment VenuesFood/Drink

The Hood Bar & Pizza

Come check out the most happening music venue in the low desert

Food/DrinkBars/NightclubsLive Music

Tommy Bahama Restaurant

Sit back and enjoy the island lifestyle at our Palm Desert Bar & Grill


Wilma & Frieda

Wilma & Frieda’s Cafe is a homage to the owner’s two grandmothers. Comfort food you remember that grandma use to make with an added twist. They are ple…


Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Sullivan’s is a 1940’s styled steakhouse featuring the finest steaks and seafood, unparalleled martinis, and great live jazz! Their bar boasts live entertai…


Pacifica SeaFood

Pacifica in the Desert features the “freshest seafood in the desert.” Their innovative menu features a variety of fresh seafood and flavorful stea…


Cuistot Restaurant

Cuistot is a beautiful Restaurant with excellent French cuisine. Award winning wine list with moderate prices. Swiss Sommelier.


Backstreet Bistro

“Home” is what the locals say about Backstreet Bistro… and that is exactly what you’ll find here at our Tuscan-inspired gem just blocks from the busy El Paseo


3rd Corner Wine Shop and Bistro

The 3rd Corner Wine Shop and Bistro isn’t just another wine themed restaurant – it’s a unique concept that combines a retail wine shop with a true California…


Castelli’s Ristorante

In the heart of Palm Desert lies a very special Italian restaurant, warm and intimate.


Cafe Des Beaux Arts

Music at Cafe des Beaux-Arts Wednesday and Fridays.


The Parker

We believe in the American country club experience: mixed doubles, a long steam, and a stiff cocktail.


Schmidy’s Tavern

Good Food, Good Beer, Good Music


Lulu California Bistro

At Palm Springs newest and hippest restaurant, Lulu California Bistro, talent, expertise and a passion for great food combine to produce a captivating Califo…


Las Casuelas Terraza

In Spanish “Cazuela” means earthenware cooking pot, stewpot or casserole. When the Original Las Casuelas opened in 1958, their marketing company mi…

Food/DrinkLive Music

1 El Paseo Cafe

Casual, affordable cafe serving wraps, burgers and a varying menu of dinner specials. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner



In June 2008, Lazar opened her 30-seat restaurant in the former Peppertree bookstore, serving healthy, creative breakfasts and lunches from a menu that rotat…



Creating innovative concepts in food, design, art, and lifestyle.


Thai Smile

Welcome to Thai Smile of Rancho Mirage! Located in the Rancho Las Palmas Shopping Center, next to The River in Rancho Mirage, Thai Smile of Rancho Mirage is …


Jensens Fine Foods Palm Desert

Jensen’s Finest Foods original market was opened in Blue Jay, near Lake Arrowhead, in 1940 by Einer and Marie Jensen. While Einer served for two years in Wor…


Trio Restaurant

Located in an historic mid-century building in Palm Springs sophisticated Uptown Design District, TRIO is lively and up beat all year round. Locals (Trio’s r…


The Tropicale

Welcome to The Tropicale Restaurant & Coral Seas Lounge® where a chic and sophisticated décor provides the setting for our distinctive “world cuisine”, a…


George’s Alibi Azul

Located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs in the historic 1934 General Telephone Company building, this 2 story dining and entertainment venue has become…


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